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RAS Events

Tue, 11/09/2018 - 9:00am to 7:00pm
ASAUK Biennial Conference Date: 11 – 13 September 2018 Venue: University of Birmingham, United Kingdom   ... more

African Arguments

Monday, 16 July 2018 - 10:35am
Many fear that changes to constitution could see... more
Friday, 13 July 2018 - 11:00am
The DRC says it will allow oil drilling in two... more

RAS News

Thursday, 17 May 2018
Written by Zeinab Badawi
  Announcing new RAS Council members    Thursday, 17 May 2018... more

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Director's Blog

Monday, 16 July 2018
Written by Nicholas Westcott
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